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What's new at WKAR Public Media, mid-Michigan's source for PBS, NPR, and award-winning original shows for television, radio, and online.

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Aran Kessler

WKAR Radio Station Manager Peter Whorf has accepted a position as On-Air Classical Music Host at DPTV/WRCJ-FM in Detroit.

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Susi Elkins, director of broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University, has been elected to the board of directors of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS). The announcement was made on Thursday, February 7. Her three-year term begins Monday, February 25, 2019.

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WKAR TV Takes Home National Award for 2018

Jan 30, 2019
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WKAR TV was honored to receive a national award during the 2018 National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Awards gala on Jan. 21, 2019.

Steven Karl Meuché: 1944-2019

Jan 29, 2019
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WKAR-MSU

WKAR Public Media has learned that former MSU Director of Broadcasting and WKAR General Manager Steven Meuché passed away January 23, 2019, at age 74.

Robin Pizzo | Station Profile

Jan 9, 2019
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This month WKAR shines the spotlight on WKAR Director of Education Robin Pizzo

Meet Abigail Censky

Jan 4, 2019
Abigail Censky
Abigail Censky / Twitter

WKAR News welcomes Abigail Censky as the new politics and government reporter! Let's get to know her with a quick Q&A: 

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, MI - WKAR’s original program Off The Record presents Evening with the Governor, featuring Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and First Lady Sue Snyder. 

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Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

New weekly classical music series comes to Capital Region, Greater Detroit and Northern Michigan radio beginning in January.

Emily in downtown Lansing
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

The call of the Pacific Northwest came to Morning Edition host Emily Fox earlier this month. And Emily answered.

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